Phil Braidwood

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Phil Braidwood
Born Robert Philip Braidwood
11 July 1949 (1949-07-11) (age 67)
Isle of Man
Nationality Manx
Occupation Politician
Years active 1995–present
Employer Isle of Man Government
Spouse(s) Lynda Donaldson (m. 1974)
Children 1 son, 1 daughter

Robert Philip "Phil" Braidwood BEng MLC (born 11 July 1949[1]) is a Manx politician, who is currently a Member of the Legislative Council, he was previously an MHK for Douglas East after winning the Douglas East by-election in 1995 and he has continued to top the poll in every General Election since then until his elevation to the Legislative Council in 2010 which sparked a by-election won by Chris Robertshaw.

He has had a long political career and has held numerous government positions, notably Minister of Transport (2005–06) and Minister of Home Affairs (2001–05).

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  1. ^ "Braidwood, Robert Philip" (PDF). Retrieved 11 November 2011.